AVOIDING LIABILITY BLOG

Crimes and Confidentiality

HIPAA and state laws recognize the importance of confidentiality, but also recognize that confidentiality is not absolute. There are [...]

Do I need to let CPH & Associates know if I’ve moved offices?

Do I need to let CPH & Associates know if I've moved offices? Well, that answer depends on two things: 1. Did you use your office [...]

How To Select A Niche For Your Coaching Business

How To Select A Niche For Your Coaching Business One …

CONFIDENTIALITY – High Risk Behavior of Patient

A CPH-insured mental health practitioner requested that I comment on a situation with a patient that raised questions about the duty of [...]

Ensured : A CPH & Associates Web Series to Ensure You’re Appropriately Insured

We understand, professional liability insurance isn't the most exciting thing to learn about, but it's important. It's important to you [...]

The Use of Waivers of Liability by Health and Fitness Trainers/Facilities to Protect Against COVID-19 Infection Claims and Litigation

As of the date of writing this article, more than 3 million Americans have become infected with the novel coronavirus (“COVID-19”). [...]

AVOIDING LIABILITY – SOME BASICS

Much of what I write in this monthly column/blog  is about a variety of specific legal topics and issues that affect mental health [...]

Lack of Assessment and Monitoring of Patient Leads to Her Death

It is important to keep in mind that when a patient injury or death occurs due to a nurse’s professional negligence, it is not uncommon [...]

Selling or Recommending Supplements? Know Your Risk

Many clubs, fitness facilities, fitness professionals and personal trainers have added the sale of products to their business plans – [...]

Insurance Fraud, Minors and Privilege, Neglect

According to the National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association, which is an organization founded in 1985 by several private health [...]

LPN’s Appalling Conduct Leads to Lawsuit

I recently came across a narrative Online of a shocking case involving an LVN.1 The author changed the names of those involved to [...]

Can Personal Trainers Give Nutrition Advice?

Health and fitness pros know that to help a client transform their body, you must address movement, lifestyle, and nutrition. They know [...]

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